DIY Pipe Shelf & Reclaimed Wood Plank Walls

Hi all! This year we’ve been fixing up the old farmhouse, one project at a time. Today I wanted to share our DIY pipe shelf made from pipe from the hardware store and some reclaimed wood. We also covered the walls of the garage with the rest of the reclaimed wood.We found this wood on […]

Desert road trip part two. San Felipe, Baja, Mexico

After leaving the Salton Sea, crossing the border at Mexicali, and two hours of crossing the empty Baja desert , we approached San Felipe. I hadn’t made any reservations, but we did bring a tent in case we found a spot to camp on the beach. We saw a sign for a campground on the road […]

A Farmhouse Funky Back Porch Party

We finished building the deck and I decided to throw a little party for my husband’s birthday. So basically, I just put a bunch of our old furniture outside on the porch, and cleaned up some pieces that were lying around the yard. I’m happy with how it turned out and I didn’t spend any […]

New chickens & prepping for goats!

Spring has sprung around here. Actually, it’s 93 degrees outside today, so it feels more like summer. We’ve been fixing up the place, making the chicken area bigger to welcome our new chickens as well as…..GOATS! Yes, we’ll be getting some goats next week! So my husband put in a new fence to contain them […]

Girls Ruffled Apron Tutorial

I’m a procrastinator when it comes to sewing practical things like lunch sacks, aprons, slipcovers, and pillowcases. My house could use some spiffing up and last week I bought some really great natural linen to make new slipcovers with. We’ll see how long it takes for me to get to it! Gigi really wanted a […]

Back Porch Dress: Kids Clothes Week

  I haven’t been sewing for my girls lately and this week is Kids Clothes Week around blogland so I decided to finish a project that had been sitting in my unfinished pile before my little one grows out of it. It’s a dress I designed inspired by the dresses I love worn by little […]

Jasmine Braids & A Spring Birthday

  Spring is such a lovely time here on the farm. The flowers are blooming, the birds are singing, and we enjoy the intoxicating scent of the Jasmine blooming on the back porch. The girls decided to decorate their braids on honor of Dad’s birthday. And a family party where everyone helped cook was the […]